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Cabot Circus - Quakers Friars

Glass House, Penn Street, Bristol, BS1 3BX

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Getting Here

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • Staff receive disability awareness/equality training.
  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • Staff do not receive deaf awareness training.
  • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/near by.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are not available.
  • There are mobility aids available.
  • The mobility aids available include mobile hoists, wheelchairs, motorised wheelchairs, mobility scooter and adjustable beds.
  • To obtain mobility aids please contact Bristol Shopmobility.

Parking

  • Parking View
    • The shopping centre does have its own parking facilities.
    • The car park type is multi storey.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height of the restriction barrier is 215cm (7ft 1in).
    • The car park does have a barrier control system.
    • Controls at the barrier are within the range of 100cm to 110cm.
    • The barrier controls/touchscreen can be reached from the car.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked and signposted.
    • There is/are 10+ designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 370cm x 620cm (12ft 2in x 20ft 4in).
    • There is a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • Blue Badge parking bays are located on levels 1 and 3 only.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are available.
    • All parking spaces are provided on a first come first served basis.
  • Paying View
    • There are parking charges for the car park.
    • Parking is not free for visitors of the venue.
    • Payment signs are provided.
    • Payment signs are clearly presented.
    • Payment signs are located at the entrance to the car park and at the payment machines in the car park.
    • Payment term signs do not make it clear if parking charges apply to Blue Badge holders.
    • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.
    • Payment machines are located outside the lifts on all levels of the car park.
    • There is a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
    • There is a level turning space (minimum 185cm x 210cm) in front of the payment machine(s).
  • Access from the Car Park View
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is/are slopes/ramps.
    • The entrance is not clearly visible from the car park.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is clearly signposted.
    • The surface on the approach to the entrance is concrete tiles.
    • There is a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • There is no tactile paving on dropped kerbs between the car park and the entrance.
    • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 41m (44yd 2ft) from the Shopmobility entrance.
  • Drop-off Point(s) View
    • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).

Opening Times

  • Monday 10:00 - 20:00.
  • Tuesday 10:00 - 20:00.
  • Wednesday 10:00 - 20:00.
  • Thursday 10:00 - 20:00.
  • Friday 10:00 - 20:00.
  • Saturday 10:00 - 20:00.
  • Sunday 11:00 - 17:00.

Philadelphia Street Access Point - Merchant Street End

  • This access point is off Merchant Street next to 'the gym'.
  • There is a very easy slope beyond the access point.
  • There are bollards in the opening of the access point. The minimum width between the bollards is 130cm.
  • The ground surface is concrete tiles.
  • There is a map at the access point for help getting around the shopping centre.

Quakers Lane Access Point

  • Quakers Lane Access Point is located off the pedestrianised section of Broadmead.
  • There is a very easy slope up Quakers Lane.
  • There are bollards in the opening of the access point. The minimum width between the bollards is 145cm.
  • The ground surface concrete tiles and block paving.
  • There is signage indicating a list of available shops within Quakers Friars.

Narrow Weir Access Point

  • This access point is off Broad Weir Street.
  • This access point has an uneven block paving surface.
  • There are bollards in the access point opening. The minimum width between the bollards is 135cm.
  • There is no signage for Cabot Circus or Quakers Friars at this access point.

Philadelphia Street, Access Point - Penn Street End

  • This access point is located on Penn Street, opposite Cabot Circus - Brigstowe Street access point.
  • The surface of the ground is concrete tiles.
  • There are bollards at intervals after this access point. The minimum width between the bollards is 125cm.
  • There is no signage for Cabot Circus or Quakers Friars at this access point.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the area.
    • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is stone and concrete.
    • Handrails with a rounded or oval profile are not provided in corridors/walkways.
    • There is bench seating at regular intervals.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout the building.
  • Audio View
    • This venue does not play background music in public areas.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system in the public areas of the building.
  • Comments View
    • There are areas of uneven surfacing throughout Quakers Friars.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • The nearest accessible toilet(s) is/are located on the ground floor and level 1 of Cabot Circus.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilet(s) is/are located on the ground floor and level 1 of Cabot Circus.

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